February 2019

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February 2019

February might still be winter, but it's a great time to find ways to save and get ready for spring with a little cleaning. If you're one of the thousands of British Columbians looking to declutter, we show you where to recycle all that stuff. For those making Family Day plans, consider some screen-free options for spending time together. And we take a look at one of the biggest ways to save in your home: hot water heating.

Meet your hot water heater: the tips you need to know

Meet your hot water heater: the tips you need to know

After space heating, water heating is typically the biggest energy user in your home, whether you use gas or electric. We've pulled together our best tips to help you save – and to stay safe.

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Winter typically means higher bills, but MyHydro can help

Winter typically means higher bills, but MyHydro can help

Longer, darker nights and cooler temperatures mean higher electricity use, but it doesn't have to be a mystery if you use MyHydro to track your usage. Learn more


Does that old DVD player or broken mixer spark joy?

Does that old DVD player or broken mixer spark joy?

Embarking on a decluttering or tidying journey in 2019? We've got tips on how to recycle all that stuff. Learn more


Come see an amazing energy-efficient space at the Home Show

Come see an amazing energy-efficient space at the Home Show

Don't miss Dave's house and garage at the BC Home and Garden Show at BC Place February 20-24. Use the promo code BCHYDRO to save 50% on admission tickets. Learn more

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Record number of scams target BC Hydro customers last year

The numbers are in – and 2018 was a record-breaking year, but not in a good way. BC Hydro customers were targeted by scammers last year and lost tens of thousands of dollars. Spread the word and avoid being scammed this year. Learn more

Spend some screen-free time this Family Day

If you're not hitting the slopes as a family for the long weekend, don't default to a Netflix binge instead. We've got a list of great ways to spend the day together without spiking up your energy use. Learn more

It's easier online

Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online.

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Join Team Power Smart

Join Team Power Smart, then start a Challenge that could earn you $50 if you save 10% over 12 months. Enter this month and you could win one of 20 annual family memberships to Science World in Vancouver.

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